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Mary R. Blake, 96 of, Long Drain Road, Littleton, WV died Thursday, July 8, 2004 in the New Martinsville Health Care Center in New Martinsville.

She was born April 15, 1908 at Knob Fork, WV a daughter of the late Hughie Kennan and Malissa Horner Kennan. Mrs. Blake was a homemaker and a member of the Littleton Church of God.

Surviving are one daughter, Daisy Marie McDiffitt of New Martinsville; four sons, Franklin Ray Blake of Valley Grove, WV, Charles E. Blake of Pamona, CA, James J. Blake of Littleton, and Harry M. Blake of Riverside, CA; two half-brothers, Ronald Keenan of Maine and James Keenan of Canton, Ohio, one half-sister, Louise Lamb of Canton, Ohio; twenty-seven grandchildren, numerous great grand children and great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Blake, who died on May 12, 1979. Mrs. Blake has numerous brothers, sisters, half-brothers, half-sisters, step brothers, and step sisters deceased as she was one of twenty-seven children in her family.

Friends may call at the Tennant Funeral Home in Hundred from 4-9 PM Saturday, and from 10:00 AM Sunday until the time of the service at 1:00 PM. The Rev. Arles Wade will officiate the service. Interment will follow in the Shriver Cemetery near Hundred. 

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